Author Archives: Lee Vandervis

Deputy Position offered by Mayor Hawkins -yeah right!

A DCC Deputy Chair position is a Councillor novice opportunity to sit in the Chair’s position in the unlikely event of the Chair being unavailable. It carries no responsibility or opportunity to contribute in any meaningful way. Deputy Chair is … Continue reading

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My new Position

To honour all those Dunedin citizens who have given me almost twice the votes of any other Councillor, I resolve to bring them regular website updates on what I see really happening at the DCC without misrepresentation or suppression by … Continue reading


Mayor Hawkins

The Mayoralty is the position that can influence so many local Government issues and processes. What will Mayor Hawkins change? Mayor Hawkins asked me what I would have done as Mayor in a wide-ranging and pleasant discussion. One of my … Continue reading

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Radio One Duel – listen here

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Queens Drive Parking

DCC lost Commuter Parking that I have long complained of but might be regained with social media pressure…

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Parry Street Parking Space

DCC Parking Manager claims “DCC does not have space to create 200 temporary parks…” – ODT today…

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More Unitary Council Misinformation

Again Mayor Cull shuts down appropriate questions asked at the appropriate time. Email received yesterday as below, again well outside the legally required date to answer a question under the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act, again no answer … Continue reading

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